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Hydrographer / Hydrologist APS Level 6 (Non-ongoing) Jabiru, NT

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Australian Department of the Environment

Develop, implement and managed a comprehensive surface water hydrology program, Contribute to the environmental protection of Kakadu National Park, Be part of our team of world class researchers and analysts.

Who are we

The Supervising Scientist Branch (SSB) is part of the Department of the Environment and Energys Heritage, Reef and Marine Division.

Our core functions are to:

  • Ensure the protection of the Alligator Rivers Region from the effects of uranium mining and encourage best practice in wetland conservation and management.
  • Protect the environment through environmental research and monitoring, environmental supervision, audit and inspection.

The opportunity

We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated candidate with surface water hydrography / hydrology skills and relevant demonstrated experience to oversee our surface water hydrology program. This positon is offered as an 18 month non-ongoing contract and will be based at the SSB Jabiru Field Station in Jabiru, Northern Territory. Duties will include:

  • Development and maintenance of discharge rating curves for surface water monitoring sites.
  • Providing hydrography-related technical support and subject matter expertise to inform SSBs monitoring and research programs.
  • Assisting with mine supervision and assessment activities, including audit and inspections, stakeholder forums and assessment of mining related reports.
  • Working with other water quality professionals to manage hydrological and water quality issues including maintenance of relevant databases.

Who are you

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Qualifications and/or extensive experience within the field of surface water hydrology.
  • A thorough knowledge and relevant experience in implementing hydrological monitoring programs including the development of discharge rating curves.
  • Demonstrated experience in the management and validation of surface water data using database and software packages.
  • The ability to work and problem solve in remote locations, with limited supervision.

Applications close: 15 January 2019 at 11.30pm (AEDST)

02/01/2019 $0 Katherine & Northern Australia Australia 1 Government & Defence
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